Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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press releases

7th of April 2020

Safety Tips for Essential Workers Who Have Loved Ones at Home with Dementia-Related Illnesses

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Advice for Essential Workers When They Come Home to Their Loved One (April 7, 2020)—  Every day, there are men and women leaving their homes to provide essential services during the coronavirus pandemic, putting themselves at risk to do their jobs.  For those who also live with someone who has […]


3rd of April 2020

Connecting with Someone in a Long Term Care Setting During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Tips to Families Affected by Alzheimer’s (April 3, 2020)—  As many nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other long-term care settings close their doors to outsiders for safety reasons amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is proving tips on how families can still stay connected with […]


31st of March 2020

Preserving Routines During Coronavirus Pandemic: Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Tips on Adapting Daily Routines (March 31, 2020)— The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is disrupting many parts of daily life for everyone, but those challenges are magnified for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease.  Changes in daily routines can lead to anxiety, confusion, agitation and/or discomfort, which is why the Alzheimer’s […]


26th of March 2020

Reducing Caregiver Stress Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

(March 26, 2020)—   As millions of families across the country balance the responsibilities of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease with the ongoing changes caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing tips to help caregivers lower their stress levels. “Reducing stress is always important for caregivers, and […]


23rd of March 2020

Staying Engaged During Coronavirus Isolation: Home Therapeutic Activities for Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Details Easy, Cognitively Stimulating Activities Caregivers Can Do at Home with Their Loved Ones  (March 23, 2020)—  As the Coronavirus outbreak forces many families to stay confined at home, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing families affected by Alzheimer’s disease with information about simple therapeutic activities they can do […]


18th of March 2020

Addressing the Coronavirus’ Impact on Families Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Helpline Open Seven Days a Week to Help Answer Caregiver Questions (March 18, 2020)— The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is causing disruptions to normal routines and requiring many people to isolate, particularly higher risk individuals such as senior citizens and those with serious health conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease.  The Alzheimer’s Foundation […]


9th of March 2020

Coronavirus Prevention Tips for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)

March 9, 2020 – If you are family caregiver of a person living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia-related illness, preventing the spread of illness is important, particularly as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to make headlines. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is sharing personal care recommendations to help guard against infection. “For starters, be […]


11th of February 2020

New Alzheimer’s Helpline Chat System Can Provide Care and Support in 90 Languages

(February 10, 2020) – The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has launched a new chat feature through its Alzheimer’s Helpline that allows licensed social workers to provide assistance and support to families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related illnesses in 90 different languages.  “Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t recognize language barriers, ethnic or geographical boundaries: It impacts […]


4th of February 2020

Ways for Families Affected by Alzheimer’s to Stay Connected on Valentine’s Day

(February 4, 2020):  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering helpful information on ways families affected by Alzheimer’s disease can celebrate and strengthen their relationships. “It is important to have people to love and care about, especially when it comes to family.  To feel loved is one […]


23rd of January 2020

“Educating America Tour” to Provide Information About Alzheimer’s Disease Across the Country in 2020

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Announces First Stops On National Tour to Raise Alzheimer’s Awareness and Connect Communities with Information (January 22, 2020)—  The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced the first stops for its 2020 Educating America Tour, which will travel across the United States to connect communities with information about Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving and […]